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What causes tectonic plate tectonic movement?

Mantle convection currents move the crustal plates that float atop  the mantle.   Like convection currents in a hot cup of coffee or tea move pepper  flakes or pieces of (MORE)

How does the movement of tectonic plates occur?

The layer of the Earth called the mantle is continuously circulating like rice would in boiling water. This movement under the crust cause the plates to shift moving the plate (MORE)

Plate tectonics?

Plate tectonics is the unifying theory of geology. It was established in the 1960s, making it one of the most recent revolutions in all of science. The theory describes the li (MORE)

What is a tectonic plate?

Tectonic plates are segments of the Earth's lithosphere, the hardrocky outer shell composed of the crust and the uppermost mantle.This shell is divided by lines of faults, rid (MORE)

How plate tectonics affect California?

They affect California because California is on a very big fault  line, the San Andreas fault line, separting the Northa American and  Pacific Plates, which means California (MORE)

What does the plate tectonics have to do with volcanoes?

Volcanoes are formed by any of three different geologic processes: The first one, which has little to nothing to do with plate tectonics, is the presence of a "hot spot". A (MORE)

Where are the tectonic plates?

plates that shift under the surface of the earth on lava referring to the theory of plate tectonics
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How does plate tectonics affect volcanoes?

Virtually all of the world's volcanoes are located at the boundaries between tectonic plates. It is most common to find volcanoes where an oceanic plate collides with a cont (MORE)
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What is better the you phone 5c or 5s?

the 5s because it has better service but it dosent have diffrent  colrs just silver gold and black
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